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Parents exist in the lives of their children to meet their physical, emotional, social, and various other needs. What happens when a parent or parents fail to meet these needs? When a parent fails to meet these needs, it is classified as child maltreatment, commonly known as child abuse. There are several forms of child abuse; the signs of each vary making some more obvious, the effects of each can damage the abused person for a lifetime, and discovery is made difficult for some forms because of common misconceptions in society. Child abuse is the term applied to the abuse of anyone under the age of 18.
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